Winter Paintings at BLK\MRKT: Claud Mills presents Traverse City area winter scenes in oil on canvas. A reception with the artist will be held on Sun., Jan. 5 from 4-6pm. Exhibit continues through Jan 31.
Call for Artists: "Sense of Home" Annual Community Fundraiser Exhibit: Presented by Higher Art Gallery to benefit Pete's Place, which is a branch of Child & Family Services & is TC's only homeless youth shelter. The open call for this show has a theme of art called: "To Comfort." Artists are asked to respond with pieces that invoke comfort, a sense of home & what brings you comfort. The deadline to submit images is Aug. 1, ...
Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month: Offered at Nub's Nob, Harbor Springs & Boyne Highlands Resort, Harbor Springs, Jan. 2-31. Cost: $20 to learn to cross-country ski & $35 for downhill & snowboarding lessons. Includes rentals & lift ticket or cross-country pass.
"Love Locally" - Call for Artisans: Higher Art Gallery is looking for artisans of handmade goods for their Valentines Day Pop Up Shop. The deadline to apply to Love Locally is Jan. 25. Searching for jewelers, candle makers, handbags/clutches, cards, journals & small art objects.
40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World: Featuring the photography of Howard G. Buffett. Forty photographs document the world hunger crisis as part of a global awareness campaign. Runs Jan. 19 - April 26. Open daily, 10am-5pm & Sundays, 1-5pm.
Furniture, Fiber, Photography & Sculpture Exhibition: Featuring a multi-media Pop-Up Exhibition from the Benzie Area Historical Society. An opening reception will be held on Fri., Jan. 10 from 5-7pm. Runs through Feb. 7. Also includes the 5th Annual Cabin Fever Artist Talk Series on Fri., Jan. 24 with Carol Irving (fiber) & David Moehle (sculpture); & Fri., Jan. 31 with Susan Tusa (photography) & Bill Perkins (furniture), both at 5:30pm.
Visual Arts Student Exhibition: Browse artwork by Interlochen Arts Academy students at the Juried Student Exhibition, which represents the various forms of media that Interlochen's Visual Arts Department encompasses, including ceramics, sculpture, painting, drawing, metals, digital arts, photography, printmaking, & fibers.
Open Call for Submissions: "Citizen's Coping"-Artists respond to 4 years of an Administration: Higher Art Gallery is the incubator to new Non-Profit Art Organization: Project Civilization which is having it's first Open Call to All Artists for its Annual Juried show. Deadline to apply & enter submission is: 9/1/2020. Show Opens: 10/9/2020.
Best of the Charlevoix Photography Club: This show highlights the collection of photographs featured in the 2020 CPC calendar including additional photos by CPC members. An opening reception will be held on Fri., Jan. 24 from 5-7pm. Runs through March 7. Open Mon. - Fri., 11am-5pm & Sat., 11am-3pm.
Call For Entries--Inspired by the Masters: Inspired by the Masters Exhibit will run from March 4 - April 11, 2020. All Michigan artists 16 years old or older (including part-time residents) may enter this exhibit. Entries can be of any medium but must be in good condition & of the artist's own creation. Art work will be accepted from Feb. 5-29 during normal business hours (11am-3pm, Tues.-Fri. & 12-2pm, Sat). Maximum entries: ...
Winter Luncheon Lecture: 2020 Census: David Springsteen, partnership specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau, explains the process, the jobs that need to be filled & more. Lunch at 11:30am; program at noon. Reservations required. 231-348-6600.
NMC LIFE Lunch: Tail Rotor Tales by Former US Army Aviator Dan Zassick. Dan will speak about his experiences with Apache Attack Helicopters. Bring your own lunch; beverages & desserts are included. Pre-registration required. 995-1700.
Plein Air: Call to Artists: Northport's 2020 Plein Air event takes place from Sat., July 25 at 7am through Sun., July 26 at 8:30pm. Sat. & Sun. Paint Out: $30/member; $40/non-member. Dark Skies Paint Out: $15/member; $20/non-member.
The Iron Fish Winter Blizzard Art Invitational: Featuring artwork from Benzie Central & Frankfort High School students. Runs Jan. 12-30. An opening reception will be held on Sun., Jan. 12 from 2-4pm. Featuring live music & hors d’oeuvres.
Family Movie Night: Enjoy a family movie & fun event. Featuring games, snow cones, popcorn & treats, kids activities & pizza ($1 per slice). Enter a raffle to win a family prize pack at Crystal Mountain.